Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources
- Apr 06, 2018Absentee voting for local elections on May 26, 2018 has begun
- Apr 04, 2018Fiscal plan 2019-2023 Improved social infrastructure, lower taxes and and better public services
- Mar 26, 2018Iceland takes diplomatic measures against Russia
- Mar 13, 2018Educational attainment of women and men differs by region
What we do
The Icelandic Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources formulates and enforces the Icelandic government policy for environmental affairs. The ministry supervises affairs pertaining to nature in Iceland, conservation and outdoor recreation, the national parks of Iceland, climate change, the protection of animals, wild-life management, pollution prevention, planning and building matters, fire prevention, weather forecasting and avalanche-protection, surveying and cartography, forestry and soil conservation, environmental monitoring and surveillance.
About the ministry
Topics of the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources
Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources
Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson
Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson took office as Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources on November 30 2017 for the Left-Green Party.Guðmundur Ingi was born on March 28 1977. He holds a BSc degree in Biology from the Universitry of Iceland and a masters degree in Environmental Management from Yale University.
Topics of Interest
- Mar 11, 2008 Ministry for the Environment and Natural ResourcesAct 85/2005 on the Conservation of Lake Thingvallavatn and its Catchment Area
- Jan 03, 2018 Ministry for the Environment and Natural ResourcesAct no 81/1997 on the Stefansson Arctic Institute and the Icelandic Joint Committee on Arctic Affairs